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Afarak Group Plc (AFAGR.HE)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jelena Manojlovic

67 2017 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Guy Konsbruck

2016 Chief Executive Officer

Predrag Kovacevic

2016 Chief Financial Officer

Danko Koncar

74 2015 Business Development Director

Julia Simonsson

41 2015 General Counsel

Michael Lillja

55 2017 Marketing Director

Thorstein Abrahamsen

2017 Director

Thomas Hoyer

43 2017 Director

Ivan Jakovcic

60 2017 Director

Barry Rourke

67 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jelena Manojlovic

Dr. Jelena Manojlovic has been Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Afarak Group Oyj (previously Ruukki Group Oyj) since May 23, 2017. She has been Non-Executive Director since May 8, 2015. She was Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company from June 16, 2009 to May 8, 2015. She joined the Company's Board on July 11, 2008. She also serves as Chairman of the Company’s Remuneration and Nomination Committee. Dr. Manojlovic is a University Lecturer and Organizational Consultant, and has 35 years of experience in the Human Resources field and 20 years in management positions in a diverse range of organizations, including the United Kingdom's National Health Service and Kermas Limited, where she was Human Resources Director. She holds a Doctorate of Philosophy degree in Medicine, and a Clin. D. degree in Psychology, as well as a Master of Arts degree in Psychotherapy.

Guy Konsbruck

Mr. Guy Konsbruck has been Chief Executive Officer at Afarak Group Plc since December 9, 2016. Guy Konsbruck previously served as an Executive Vice-President of MFC Industrial since 2014. Before that he served as CEO of FESIL's global sales companies and was also the co-founder of Luxalloys. Mr. Konsbruck holds an MBA from SHU Fairfield and is a graduate of the Unversite de Strasbourg II.

Predrag Kovacevic

Mr. Predrag Kovacevic has been Chief Financial Officer of Afarak Group Plc since December 9, 2016. Predrag Kovacevic is a corporate finance, capital markets and financial industry professional with 17 years of broad international experience. Having held senior advisory and leadership positions in both government and private sector he joined Afarak at the beginning of 2016 working on finance and business development.

Danko Koncar

Dr. Danko Koncar has served as Business Development Director of Afarak Group Oyj (previously Ruukki Group Oyj) since May 21, 2015. He was Chief Executive Officer of the Company from February 12, 2013 until May 21, 2015. He was Member of the Company’s Board of Directors from August 11, 2010 until May 8, 2015. He was also Member of the Company's Board from March 31, 2008 until July 11, 2008. His previous positions within the Ruukki group include Enterprise Director, Acting Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company's Mineral business. He has extensive experience in minerals processing and trading, including 20 years in ferrochrome processing with six years experience in the application of direct current technology to ferrochrome processing. He has served as Chairman of Samancor Chrome, General Director of RCS Ltd and is General Director of Kermas. He was Acting Managing Director of the Company between October 2010 and May 2011.

Julia Simonsson

Mrs. Julia Simonsson has been General Counsel at Afarak Group Plc since September 2015. She holds Master of Laws degree. Mrs. Simonsson is a German lawyer with prior experience as General Counsel for an international multi-disciplinary Group.

Michael Lillja

Mr. Michael Lillja has served as Marketing Director of Afarak Group Oyj (previously Ruukki Group Oyj) since May 21, 2015. He was Executive Director of the Company from February 11, 2013 till May 23, 2017. He was Member of the Health, Safety and Environment Committee. He was Head of Marketing of RCS Limited (Malta), the sales and marketing arm of the Company until May 21, 2015. Prior to RCS, Mr. Lillja has served for decades in several different positions in the mining and metals industry, the energy sector, and in international trade, for companies such as Alloy 2000 SA/ENRC-Kazakhstan, International Ferro Metals Ltd, and SamChrome Ltd/Samancor Cr. He holds Master of Science degree in Economics.

Thorstein Abrahamsen

Thomas Hoyer

Mr. Thomas Karl Stig Hoyer no longer serves as Director of Afarak Group Plc effective as of February 5, 2018. He has held the position since May 23, 2017. He no longer serves as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Member of the Board of Ruukki Group Oyj, effective as of February 11, 2013. He has been Chief Executive Officer of the Company since May 4, 2011 and Executive Member of the Company's Board since May 11, 2011. He was previously Chief Financial Officer of Ruukki Group and Chief Executive Officer of the Company's Wood Processing Business since October 14, 2010. Before that, he acted as Chief Executive Officer of Wood Processing (Ruukki Yhtiot Oy) within the Company since October 1, 2009. He was Member of the Company's Board of Directors from October 7, 2008 to April 21, 2010. Prior to joining Ruukki in 2008, he held a number of senior management positions in portfolio management, private equity and finance at Allianz, Bank am Bellevue, Invision and Aldata Solution. Mr. Hoyer holds a Master of Science degree in Economics.

Ivan Jakovcic

Mr. Ivan Jakovcic has been Member of the Board of Directors of Afarak Group Oyj since May 23, 2017. He has previously been Chairman of the Board since May 11, 2016. He is also Member at the Company Nomination and Remuneration Committee. He was Independent Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at the Company from May 8, 2015 until May 11, 2016. Ivan Jakovcic is a Croatian politician and a member of the European Parliament where he is in the Committee on Regional Development, Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development and the Committee of the Regions of the European Union. Prior to joining the European Parliament Mr. Jakovcic has held numerous political positions in Croatia where he has been a member of the Croatian Parliament, the President of the Istrian Democratic Assembly and served as Minister of European Integration. He holds Bachelor of Arts from Foreign Trade Faculty.

Barry Rourke

Mr. Barry John William Rourke has served as Independent Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Afarak Group Oyj (previously known as Ruukki Group Oyj) since May 8, 2015. He previously was Independent Non-Executive Member of the Company's Board from April 21, 2010 until February 11, 2013. He is Chairman of the Company's Audit and Risk Management Committee and Member of the Health Safety and Sustainable Development Committee. Mr. Rourke was an Audit Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers for 17 years from 1984 to 2001, where he specialized in the Oil and Gas and Mining sectors. He holds a number of non-executive directorships and positions on the audit committees in other listed companies. He is Chartered Accountant (FCA).

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